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April

13-17--Education research: Diversity and Citizenship in Multicultural Societies, sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, for researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and other interested individuals, in San Diego. Contact: AERA, 1230 17th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 223-9485; fax: (202) 775-1824; Web site: www.aera.net.

14--Learning disabilities: Structured Expository Writing workshop, sponsored by the Churchill Center for Learning Disabilities, for middle and high school regular and special education teachers and administrators, in New York City. Contact: CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199.

14-17--Catholic education: Catholic Education: Spotlighting the Mosaic, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, for Catholic educators, principals, superintendents, and school board members, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles. Contact: NCEA, 1077 30th St. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007; (202) 337-6232; fax: (202) 333-6706; e-mail: nceaadmin@ncea.org.

15--Responsive classroom: One-day workshop, sponsored by the Northeast Foundation for Children, for educators, in Chelmsford, Mass. Contact: Penny Ricketts, Workshop Coordinator, NEFC, 71 Montague City Rd., Greenfield, MA 01301; (800) 360-6332, ext. 1; fax: (413) 772-2097; e-mail: nefc@crocker.com.

15-18--Childhood education: Annual conference, sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, for teachers, teacher educators, and college students, at the Hyatt Regency Westshore Hotel in Tampa, Fla. Contact: Marilyn Gardner, ACEI, 17904 Georgia Ave., Suite 215, Olney, MD 20832; (800) 423-3563; fax: (301) 570-2212; e-mail: aceiconf@aol.com.

15-18--Music education: Music Power! Connecting Cultures and Communities, sponsored by the Music Educators National Conference, for music educators, in Phoenix. Contact: David Showers, Conventions and Meeting Director, MENC, 1806 Robert Fulton Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-4000; fax: (703) 860-1531; e-mail: dshowers@aol.com.

15-19--Special education: Connecting Learning Communities annual convention, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for special education teachers and administrators, related service providers, and parents, in Minneapolis. Contact: CEC, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1589; (800) 486-5773.

16--Professional development: How the Brain Learns, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Rockford, Ill. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

16-19--Science: The Best Game in Town, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science educators and specialists, scientists, administrators, and business and industry representatives, in Las Vegas. Contact: Kevin Bullock, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 312-9288; fax: (703) 522-6193.

17-18--History education: Kids Learning History, sponsored by the National Council for History Education Inc., for K-8 history teachers, curriculum specialists, elementary and middle school administrators, at the National Museum of American History, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Elaine Reed, NCHE, 26915 Westwood Road, Suite B-2, Westlake, OH 44145; (440) 835-1776; fax: (440) 835-1295; e-mail: nche19@mail.idt.net; Web site: www.history.org/nche.

17-18--Teacher recruitment: Recruitment Fair, sponsored by Independent Educational Services, for prospective and current Independent school administrators and teachers, in Alexandria, Va. Contact: IES, Danielle Bliss, 1101 King St., Suite 305, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 548-9700 or (800) 257-5102; e-mail: dblissies@aol.com.

17-19--Theater education: Set Design, sponsored by the Educational Theatre Association, for theater educators, at the Chesire Inn in St. Louis. Contact: Jeffrey Leptak-Moreau, ETA, 3368 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45225; (513) 559-1996; e-mail: conf@one.net.

17-20--Youths: National Youth Professionals' Institute, sponsored by WAVE (Work, Achievement, Values, and Education) Inc., for teachers, principals, administrators, community-based organization staff, counselors, and anyone working with at-risk youths, at the Doubletree Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Delores Parker, WAVE Inc., 501 School St. S.W., Washington, DC 20024; (800) 274-2005 or (202) 484-0103; fax: (202) 488-7595.

18-19--Critical thinking: Infusing Critical Thinking Into Instruction; Critical Thinking and Socratic Questioning; and Critical Thinking and the Process of Assessment workshops, sponsored by the Foundation for Critical Thinking, for K-12 and higher education staff, in Dallas. Contact: FCT, P.O. Box 7087, Cotati, CA 94931; (410) 364-5082; fax: (410) 364-5215.

19--College fair: National college fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for college-bound students and all other interested individuals, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Greg Ferguson, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; (703) 299-6829 or (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: gferguson@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

19-21--Literacy: National conference, sponsored by the National Center for Family Literacy, for family literacy practitioners and administrators, legislators, and policymakers, at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Ky. Registration deadline: March 16. Contact: Carmel Mackin, NCFL, Waterfront Plaza, Suite 200, 325 West Main St., Louisville, KY 40202; (502) 584-1133; e-mail: ncfl@aol.com.

19-22--Service learning: One World: Youth at the Center, sponsored by the National Youth Leadership Council, for students, educators, and administrators, in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn. Contact: NYLC, 1910 W. County Rd. B, St. Paul, MN 55113; (612) 631-3672; fax: (612) 631-2955; e-mail: oneworld98@aol.com; Web site: www.nylc.org.

19-22--Science: Networking: Developing and Renewing Resources and Strategies for Excellence in Science Teaching and Learning, sponsored by the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, for science educators, at the San Diego Princess Hotel in San Diego. Contact: Art White, NARST, Ohio State University, 1929 Kenny Road, Room 200E, Columbus, OH 43210; (614) 292-3339; fax: (614) 292-1594; e-mail: ts0002@ohstmvsa.ohio-state.edu.

20--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Eureka, Calif. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

20--Professional development: Integrating Art Into the Content Areas, sponsored by the Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Denver. Registration deadline: tow weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

20--Professional development: Curriculum Management Audit Training, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Atlanta. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

20--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Albuquerque, N.M. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

20-21--College fair: National college fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for college-bound students and all other interested individuals, at the National Orange Show Grounds in San Bernardino, Calif. Contact: Greg Ferguson, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; (703) 299-6829 or (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: gferguson@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

20-22--Critical thinking: Critical Thinking: The Role of Administration workshop, sponsored by the Foundation for Critical Thinking, for K-12 and higher education administration, in Dallas. Contact: FCT, P.O. Box 7087, Cotati, CA 94931; (410) 364-5082; fax: (410) 364-5215.

21--Learning: Hm Learning and Study Skills, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for administrators and teachers in grades 1-12, in Long Island, N.Y. Registration deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, P.O. Box 95010, Newton, MA 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

21--Learning: Learning Differences/Study Skills, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for administrators and teachers in grades 1-12, in Phoenix. Registration deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, P.O. Box 95010, Newton, MA 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

21--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Redding, Calif. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

21--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Houston. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

21--Professional development: Connecting Literature to Mathematical Problemsolving, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Kansas City, Mo. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

22--Block scheduling: Block Scheduling/Study Skills, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for administrators and teachers in grades 1-12, in Washington. Registration deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, P.O. Box 95010, Newton, MA 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

22--College fair: National college fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for college-bound students and all other interested individuals, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. Contact: Greg Ferguson, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; (703) 299-6829 or (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: gferguson@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

22--Professional development: Integrating Art Into the Content Areas, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Topeka, Kan. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

22--Professional development: Connecting Literature to Mathematical Problemsolving, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Springfield, Mo. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

22--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Charlotte, N.C., and Lawton, Okla. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

23--Learning: Hm Learning and Study Skills, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for administrators and teachers in grades 1-12, in San Antonio. Registration deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, P.O. Box 95010, Newton, MA 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

23--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Raleigh, N.C.; Murfreesboro, Tenn.; Wichita Falls, Texas; and Philadelphia. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

23-24--Title I: Compensatory education conference, sponsored by the Michigan Association of State and Federal Program Specialists, for Title I administrators, principals, paraprofessionals, and teachers, at the Holiday Inn in Marquette, Mich. Contact: MASPS, 3598 Greenview Court, Suite 217, Grand Rapids, MI 49546; (616) 954-2855; fax: (616) 954-2489.

23-25--Character education: National Character Counts!, co-sponsored by Character Counts, the Josephson Institute of Ethics, and the New Mexico state board of education, for administrators and teachers, at the Doubletree Hotel in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Character Counts, (800) 711-2670.

23-26--Teachers: AFT Paraprofessional and School-Related Personnel conference, sponsored by the American Federation of Teachers, for teachers, at the Washington Hilton in Washington. Contact: Tish Olshefski, AFT, 555 New Jersey Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20001; (202) 879-4400; Web site: www.aft.org.

23-26--Staff development: Increase Maximal Performance by Activating Critical Thinking training seminars, sponsored by the Center for the Teaching of Thinking and Phi Delta Kappa, for educators, in Clearview, N.J. Contact: S. Lee Winocur, 5631 Marshall Drive, Huntington Beach, CA 92649; (714) 840-5772; fax: (714) 846-2392.

*24-25--Gifted education: The Intricate World of the Gifted Individual, sponsored by Kent State University, for parents, researchers, mental-health specialists, and gifted adults, at the Harley Hotel in Willoughby, Ohio. Contact: KSU; (800) 672-KSU2; Web site: www.kent.edu/continuing_studies.

24--Learning: Hm Learning and Study Skills, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for administrators and teachers in grades 1-12, in Des Moines, IA. Registration deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, P.O. Box 95010, Newton, MA 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

24--Multiple intelligences: Multiple Intelligences/Study Skills, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for administrators and teachers in grades 1-12, in Boston. Registration deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, P.O. Box 95010 Newton, MA 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

24--Professional development: Integrating Art Into the Content Areas, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Little Rock, Ark. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

24--Professional development: Hands-On Science, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Phoenix. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

24--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Bangor, Maine; Greensboro, N.C.; and San Angelo, Texas. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

26--College fair: National college fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for college-bound students and all other interested individuals, at the Nashville Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Greg Ferguson, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; (703) 299-6829 or (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: gferguson@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

27--Professional development: Hands-On Equations one-day workshops, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Omaha, Neb.; Columbus, Ohio; Oklahoma City; and Salt Lake City. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

27--Privatization: Charters, Vouchers, and For-Profit Education: Why Privatization Won't Save American Schools, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Raleigh/Durham, N.C. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

27--Mathematics: Effective Math Instruction academy, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school teachers and administrators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Pat Garland, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

27-28--College fair: National college fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for college-bound students and all other interested individuals, at the Pasadena Center in Pasadena, Calif. Contact: Greg Ferguson, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; (703) 299-6829 or (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: gferguson@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

28--Learning: Hm Learning and Study Skills, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for administrators and teachers in grades 1-12, in Columbus, S.C. Registration deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, P.O. Box 95010, Newton, MA 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

28--Privatization: Charters, Vouchers, and For-Profit Education: Why Privatization Won't Save American Schools, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Atlanta. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (800) 766-1156 or (812) 339-1156; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

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